Autologous Transplantation of the Internal Limiting Membrane for Refractory Macular Holes – Accepted Manuscript

Abstract: Purpose: To determine the effectiveness of autologous transplantation of the internal limiting membrane (ILM) for refractory macular holes.Design: Prospective, interventional case series.Patient and Methods: Ten eyes of 10 consecutive patients who underwent autologous transplantation of the ILM for the treatment of refractory macular holes were studied. The primary diseases in these patients were large idiopathic macular holes that had existed for more than one year (4 eyes), a traumatic macular hole (1 eye), myopic foveoschisis (2 eyes), foveoschisis due to pit-macular syndrome (2 eyes) and proliferative diabetic retinopathy (1 eye). Apart from the 5 eyes with idiopathic or traumatic (Read more...)

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